It Takes A Village to Market A Book

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I’m sure you’re familiar with the African proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child”! Ideally, it takes that same village to help a writer promote his books. With a plethora of books from every genre known to man, and a few new ones like Psionic, it’s getting progressively difficult to compete in a glutted market.

In aneffortto garner a following, manyindependent authors have opted to give our books away for free. Middlemen, who have no literary talents, have become wealthy in our business by virtue of the book giveaway companies they’ve formed. They advertise our hard work and offer it to the public for free. To register with the morefamous of these companies, we must pay them for the privilege of giving away our blood, sweat, and tears.

I’m not blaming readers, since I’ve snagged a few of these freebies myself, but this is not always beneficial…

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#RRBC SPRINGTIME BOOK & BLOG BLOCK PARTY EXTENDED!

Wonderful words from the President and Founder of RAVE REVIEWS BOOK CLUB, Nonnie Jules. Be prepared to hear the truth!

Watch Nonnie Write!

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Because you were promised one extra stop later in the evening, I just had to get one done.  And, this is a very special stop, with several very important messages.

# of winners for this stop:  3

GIVEAWAYS:  

(1) $10 Amazon gift card

(1) 1-Day Multi-Blog Book Blast (courtesy of 4WillsPub)

(1) 6-book bundle (winner’s choice) from the Kathryn C. Treat Treasure Chest (if Marlena approves)

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The RAVE REVIEWS BOOK CLUB was founded in 2013 and it was founded on the premise of strong support of others.  You give it, you’ll get it back, ten-fold.  Then, respect of others, especially in our forum, was the 2nd premise on which we were founded.  Negativity of any kind would not be allowed to breathe within the realm of RRBC.  So, it is with those two things in mind, that I bring you this very important message, which will cover…

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